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Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of HumanitySignature Theatre
Thru Apr. 7 Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative work, a brutal and elegant exploration of the unifying virtue of art and what things are most worth saving when the world is collapsing.
Apr. 9 – 10 Classically trained violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus are back with their distinctive multi-genre sound that is perfectly described as “classical boom.”
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant & Christian SandsStrathmore
Cécile McLorin Salvant makes her triumphant return under the banner of the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival.
Alan Cumming: Legal ImmigrantStrathmore
Wed. Apr 24 The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.
ConfectionFolger Shakespeare Library
Thru Mar. 24 Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. In this 45-minute experience.
Eliot ChangAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Mar 29 Now is your chance to experience Chang’s comedy live at AMP!
Grand Hotel, The MusicalSignature Theatre
Apr. 2 – May. 19 At the bustling Grand Hotel a series of eclectic guests and staff including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist, and an ailing bookkeeper collide in a non-stop musical toast to the high life.
Mon. Apr 8 This Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer delights audiences in every show and role, from film and television to voiceover and stage.
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra: Cosmic DepthStrathmore
Sun. Mar 31 From Maryland’s capital to the Music Center, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) shares memorable symphonic music in this afternoon program.
Tinsley Ellis & Coco MontoyaAMP by Strathmore
Tue. Mar 26 Two of blues’ finest players share AMP’s stage.
The Portland Cello Project - Performs Radiohead's OK ComputerAMP by Strathmore
Sun. Mar 24 Portland Cello Project presents a thrilling performance of the album Rolling Stone Magazine called a “stunning art-rock tour de force.”
The Triplets of Belleville Cine-ConcertStrathmore
Thu. Apr 18 The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.
Tastes of the MediterraneanFolger Theatre
Mar. 29 – 31
Direct Current: National Symphony Orchestra: Glass's Itaipu & Auerbach's ARCTICAThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 28 – 30
Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianosTerrace Theatre
Sun. Mar 24
Shakespeare's BirthdayFolger Theatre
Sun. Apr 14
Jay LenoThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 26
New York City Ballet: Works by Reisen, Balanchine & RobbinsThe Kennedy Center
Apr. 2 – 7
Washington National Opera: FaustThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 22 – 30
Direct Current: Bon Iver & TU Dance's Come ThroughThe Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 25
Direct Current: TU Dance + Bon Iver's Come ThroughThe Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 25
Washington National Opera: Eugene OneginThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 23 – 29
Anoushka ShankarSixth & I
Sat. Mar 23
National Symphony Orchestra: Debussy's La merThe Kennedy Center
Apr. 11 – 13